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Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience

Welcome to Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN)

IPN is dedicated to advancing biomedical and behavioral sciences through pursuit of cutting edge research and sharing of knowledge. We teach in the core veterinary curriculum and we are the home department for the programs in neuroscience.

Please explore our site and contact us if you have further questions or interests in our mission.

Upcoming Events

IPN Faculty Meeting
1st Tuesday of Every Month 12-1:30 PM
VBR Room 201

News, Awards & Publications
  • BBC Special on the science of laughter with Dr. Jaak Panksepp
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  • IPN faculty member David Rossi has been featured in the WSU News for his research on alcohol consumption. Read the full article here: Targeted drug makes alcohol guzzling mouse a teetotaler

  • Undergraduate Neuroscience student Chloe Erikson has received a travel award from Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) to travel to the Society of Neuroscience annual meeting for a poster presentation. This travel award totals to $750. 

  • Congratulations to Laura Kinslow for receiving a 2016 CVM Staff Employee Excellence Award at the CVM BBQ.  This is well-deserved recognition for all the effort she makes on behalf of IPN and the CVM.

  • Neuroscience graduate student Katie Tyson has received an ADARP grant that covers her tuition and salary for Fall of 2016. Congratulations! 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Rong Guo on her successful Ph.D. defense: “Sleep Disturbances After Chronic Alcohol Consumption: Homeostatic Dysregulation or Circadian Desynchrony?” 

Upcoming Seminars

October 7
Susan Ferguson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Finding balance within the neural circuits that regulate drug addiction

October 21
Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Vanderbilt University
Title: TBD

October 28
Angela Ozburn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Neuroscience
Oregon Health & Science University
Effects of Pharmacogenetic Manipulation of the Nucleus Accumbens on Neuronal Activity and Binge-Like Alcohol Drinking

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